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South Korea joins Asia’s Carrier Race

The Republic of Korea (ROK) recently announced that it plans to launch by 2030 a large-deck amphibious-warfare ship that could handle Short Take Off...
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Ballistic Missile Shields

Obtaining a ballistic missile defence capability adds another layer to a nation’s nuclear and/or conventional deterrence. On 30 August at Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall...
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Cheaper Options for Ground Attack

There is now a growing range of ground attack aircraft available now, the purchase of which will not break a nation’s defence budget.  COIN air...
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China Broadens Cyber Options

China is prepared to use its burgeoning cyber capabilities for industrial espionage, trans-national harassment, national defence and as a support to military operations. In its...
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The Need for SEAD

The United States and her allies in Asia-Pacific face an Anti-Access/Area Denial (A2AD) threat from two significant actors in the region; the People’s Republic...
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Sweeping the Skies

Guarding economic zones and watching for incursions, either temporary or as part of a deliberate strategy, has raised the need for wide area and...
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Singapore’s roadmap for Next Generation Force

JR Ng - Thinking ahead, Singapore’s Ministry of Defence already has plans for the modernisation of its armed forces by 2030. In a budget speech...
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The art of UAS Operations

Andrew Drwiega - Unmanned aerial systems are increasingly capable of maritime as well as overland ISR, but whatever the mission first rate simulation training will...
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The Value Of Shore Based Air Power For Maritime Strike

November 2019 marked the 75th anniversary of a relatively obscure, yet pivotal, engagement of the Pacific War – the Battle of Ormoc Bay. Pacific...
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Negating The Night

The variety of night vision systems for maritime and land forces is wider than ever. Conducting military operations at night without any form of night...

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